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Sinead Harnett reveals details for debut album “Lessons in Love”

1 Aug

Sinead Harnett has revealed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Lessons in Love” and will release it on September 20 via Bad Music.

Current single “Pulling Away” (featuring Gallant) – which was co-written by Hayley Gene Penner and produced by Stint – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also features previous singles “Lessons” (produced by JD. Reid), “Leo Bear” (produced by Maths Time Joy), “By Myself” (produced by Stint) and “If You Let Me” (produced by Grades).

Other musicians expected to appear on “Lessons in Love” are Cass Lowe, Katy B, Loxe, Future Cut, Illangelo, Doc McKinney, Alan Sampson, Michael Angelo, Autumn Rowe, Rodney Jerkins, Marlon Roudette, P2J, Ari PenSmith.

See the tracklisting for “Lessons in Love” below.

(1) Lessons / (2) Leo Bear / (3) Pulling Away / (4) If You Let Me / (5) No Pressure / (6) All That You Are / (7) Be the One (Interlude) / (8) By Myself / (9) Too Good for a Bad Thing / (10) Him Too / (11) Living / (12) Walking Away

Sinead Harnett releases new single “Pulling Away” with Gallant

20 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sinead Harnett has released her new single online.

“Pulling Away” – featuring Gallant – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Hayley Gene Penner, whose resume boasts additional works with Charlotte Lawrence (“Keep Me Up”), Sabrina Claudio (“Cross Your Mind”) and Lennon Stella (“Feelings”).

Production duties on “Pulling Away” were handled by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya, who is also responsible for Alina Baraz’s “Tainted,” Nao’s “Don’t Change,” Tei Shi’s “A Kiss Goodbye,” and Janelle Monae’s “Unbreakable.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Harnett’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “Chapter One” – featuring previous single “Leo Bear” (which was produced by Maths Times Joy) – is expected to arrive later this year.

On the still-untitled collection, the “She Ain’t Me” singer also worked with songwriters and producers including Rodney Jerkins, Autumn Rowe, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Alan Sampson, Loxe, Marlon Roudette, Hue Strother, Steve Mostyn, and Future Cut.

Stream the audio clip for “Pulling Away” below.

Sinead Harnett teams up with Gallant for new single “Pulling Away”

18 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sinead Harnett has teamed with fellow recording artist Gallant for her new single “Pulling Away,” which be available from July 19 via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Harnett and Gallant (born Christopher Joseph Gallant) alongside Hayley Gene Penner (Alina Baraz, Sabrina Claudio) and Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya (Jessie Ware, Kiah Victoria).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Harnett’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “Chapter One” – featuring previous single “Leo Bear” (which was produced by Maths Times Joy) – is expected to arrive later this year.

On the still-untitled collection, the “She Ain’t Me” singer also worked with songwriters and producers including Rodney Jerkins, Autumn Rowe, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Alan Sampson, Loxe, Marlon Roudette, Hue Strother, Steve Mostyn, and Future Cut.

Stream the audio clip for “Leo Bear” below.

Sinead Harnett liberates new single “Leo Bear”

15 Jun

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Sinead Harnett has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Leo Bear” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Maths Time Joy (born Timothy Worthington), who is also responsible for Mahalia’s “Grateful,” Jaz Karis’ “Doubt My Love,” Bebe Rexha’s “Gateway Drug,” and Gallant’s “Jupiter.”

Harnett’s upcoming debut album – which reportedly features further contributions from Future Cut, Loxe, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Alan Sampson, Steve Mostyn, P2J, Ari PenSmith, Stint, Rodney Jerkins, Autumn Rowe, Hue Strother, and Marlon Roudette – is expected to arrive later this year.

Watch the music video for “Leo Bear” below.

Blaque unleashes shelved third album “Torch”

4 Jun

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American girl group Blaque – composed of members Shamri Devoe, Brandi Williams and the dearly departed Natina Reed – have unleashed their shelved third studio collection online.

“Torch”  is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Originally set to release in 2003, Torch delivers productions from Missy Elliott, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Fred “Uncle Freddie” Jerkins, Linda Perry, Warryn Campbell, Jazz Nixon, Nisan Stewart, and Craig Brockman.

On the songwriting front, Blaque worked with Tweet, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Wirlie Morris, Tamara Savage, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Harold Lilly, Traci Hale, Dante Nolan, Ethan Farmer, Kenny and Charlie Bereal.

See the tracklisting for “Torch” below.

(1) Blackout / (2) Dat’s Right / (3) Ugly / (4) Wanksta / (5) If It Was Me / (6) Helpless / (7) Love Em Down / (8) Try Harder / (9) Freakazoid / (10) Fall Through / (11) It’s Not Me / (12) Fall Back / (13) Nappy Dugout / (14) Her Name Is

H.E.R. reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

15 May

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American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has reunited with fellow recording artist MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously produced and co-wrote “2” for H.E.R. alongside regular collaborator Ryan Ashley. The track appears on H.E.R’s self-titled project, which was released in 2017 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

MNEK’s debut studio collection “Language” – featuring singles “Paradise,” “Tongue,” “Colour,” “Crazy World,” “Correct” and “Girlfriend” – is out now via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

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Meanwhile, H.E.R. is expected to release her upcoming debut album – featuring current promotional single “Hard Place” (which was produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins – later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Stint (Alina Baraz, Kiah Victoria), Trey Campbell (Bebe Rexha, Ella Mai), Bryan Michael Cox (Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton) and Darhyl Camper (Brandy, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “Hard Place” below.

Ciara liberates new studio collection “Beauty Marks”

12 May

American singer, songwriter Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, has liberated her seventh studio collection online.

“Beauty Marks” – featuring singles “Level Up,” “Dose,” Greatest Love,” “Thinkin Bout You” and “Freak Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Benny Cassette, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Maejor, Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jasper Cameron, and Skylar Grey.

On the songwriting front, Ciara has worked with Ester Dean, Carmen Reece, Theron Thomas, Janine the Machine, Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell, Kaveh Rastegar, Tiwa Savage, Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry.

Watch the music video for “Thinkin Bout You” below.